Transient radiation around the Russian rocket test explosion killing 5 and injuring 3 sites

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 Transient radiation around the Russian rocket test explosion killing 5 and injuring 3 sites


Tuyuan/Russia Today

Overseas Network, August 10, according to the Russian website reported on the 10th today, Russias national nuclear power company Rosatom said that the Russian Navy Test Zone on Thursday (8) rocket explosion, the companys five staff were killed, and three people were severely burned in the explosion. Transient radiation appeared around the military test site.

At the time of the accident, Rosatom Engineering and Technology Team was conducting a liquid propellant engine test. The explosion caused a brief spike in radiation, which was about 40 minutes above normal. But then it quickly returned to normal.

Rosatom said all the injured were hospitalized and the company expressed its condolences to the families of the victims.

According to the BBC, this is the second incident of the Russian army this week. On Monday, an ammunition pile exploded in Siberia, killing one person and injuring eight others. The explosion also damaged a local school and a kindergarten, and more than 9,500 people were evacuated.

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